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Plans from 1965 for making a kid sized earth mover – “These plans are for a kid’s sandbox backhoe plans. Half-pint sidewalk superintendents will go ape for this boy-size, rugged, easy-to-build digger. A healthy lad can do wonderful things with a little loose dirt but a boy with his own backhoe is an earth-moving hero. “Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.


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  1. blog.darkforestdesign.com says:

    I totally had one of these as a kid, and I just now realize how easy it would be to build one. Great project idea!

  2. blog.darkforestdesign.com says:

    I totally had one of these as a kid, and I just now realize how easy it would be to build one. Great project idea!

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